Anne Ravanona

Founder & CEO, Global Invest Her

Anne Ravanona is Founder & CEO of Global Invest Her a platform and online community for early-stage women entrepreneurs that demystifies funding & helps them get investor-ready, to get funded faster. Her mission is to help close the $300 billion ‘Funding Gap’ for women entrepreneurs. A dynamic and passionate women’s advocate with over 22 years experience in global business, she is a TEDx speaker and advises Fortune 500 companies on Gender Diversity as a Consultant. She was recently named on the Top 100 Influencers in Gender Equality and Diversity and Member of the Jury for the inaugural Prix Simone Veil de la République Française (international prize recognising those who work on gender equality for women), by President Macron of France. Anne is a regular, acclaimed speaker at conferences worldwide, to raise awareness and help change unconscious bias to increase Access to Funding for women entrepreneurs – ’the greatest untapped resource to re-ignite the global economy’. An entrepreneur herself, Anne is very active in the global startup world, including as a judge at pitch competitions, mentor and speaker at StartupWeekend Women, C-suite Advisor at Astia and advisor to several tech startups. Anne contributes regularly to the Huffington Post, showcasing great women entrepreneurs, investors and leaders through her Trailblazing Women Series. Learn more about her work to close the Funding Gap at and Twitter @anneravanona or @globalinvesther